Saturday, November 17, 2018

Things to look for, and consider, on Tuesday night

I was watching “60 Minutes” Sunday evening and there was a promo for Stephen Colbert’s program, which is going to be live Tuesday night,...

A volatile U.S. Senate race beckons your vote

Through all the Mexico Joe and China Mike antics, the food fights, splittin’ firewood, through the blur of tens of millions of dollars worth...

Finding that speck of truth in political ads

I understand the popularity of negative campaign advertising — that it’s popular because it works, which is why it’s practiced with such vehemence by...

Having seen more leaves than normal this fall …

What is it about the leaves? Fall would be a wonderful season if winter didn’t follow — and each passing year seems to make winter’s...

We survived Nixon. We’ll survive Trump

Next week marks the 50th anniversary of the election of President Richard Nixon. It is a chance for some perspective. While many seem convinced...

Trump should put away his pen and phone

All of a sudden, we’re all originalists and believers in the sagacity and inviolate handiwork of long-ago white males. President Donald Trump’s trial balloon about...

It’s almost here — are you ready?

In a very short period of time the country will change and there is no way to stop it. Believe me, I’ve tried. No matter what...

It’s ‘Bluffton-Harrison’ schools

As a former Bluffton-Harrison School Board member, I always thought the name of the school system was the Bluffton-Harrison School system.  Not the Harrison...

The president and the Constitution

In the days leading up to Tuesday’s midterm elections, President Donald Trump has chosen to wheel out the boogeyman that helped him win the...

Angelkeep’s ‘weed’ crop: Indian hemp

Officer, arrest me if you must. Here’s my wrists, and my story. Early growth of Indian hemp at Angelkeep appeared to be milkweed. It even...